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Fatal Error during Installation on Windows 7 64

I opened skype, it automatically started to upgrade then malfunctioned. I can't install it successfully, it keeps giving me the Fatal error during installation message. Regardless of what version I try to install

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Re: Fatal Error during Installation on Windows 7 64

You may try the procedure outlined here in order to install a new version of Skype without using any installer program:




Just download without installing the latest msi-installer for the current version:




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Re: Fatal Error during Installation on Windows 7 64

Try to uninstalling Skype with Revo Uninstaller


Download and Run Revo



Right Click on Skype and Select Uninstall




Windows Installer Launched >> Click Yes




Check  Advanced Button >> Click Scan




In Found Leftover Registry itms window >> Click Select All >> Then Click Delete >> Next




In Found Leftover files and folders window >> Click Select All >> Then Click Delete >> Next



Click Finish.

Now try reinstalling latest Skype with this link:


You can make a backup by following the instructions below.


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